By Member Pat Krueger Quite recently I found myself involved in scams from the local stores of two national chains. In the first my check was refused by their register; I voided that and paid with my credit card. Three weeks later my bank statement showed that an electronic withdrawal had been made for the check … Continue reading Best Practices for Consumers
Recently, SAIL member Gerry Campbell had an eye-opening experience. During the August 2018 flooding, there was significant damage to his home and possessions. He learned about how he thinks about items he's accumulated over the years, how to assess certain items' value, and how to part with things he may not need. At the same … Continue reading A Lesson From the Great Flood of August, 2018
SAIL member Janice Gary has been on the lookout for a book for single and childless adults and the aging process. For years she searched, and she couldn't find one-until she came across Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers by Sara Zeff Geber, PhD. "There's never been anything like this!" says Janice, who encouraged us to share … Continue reading December Read: Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers
File of Life is a small, yet crucial bit of information to keep handy in your home. Inside this bright red magnetic pocket is your personal and medical data as well as emergency contacts. Many emergency responders know to look for the File of Life in the home, and when they find it they can … Continue reading File Of Life Is For Real!
What would we do without our wonderful pets? But let's be honest...sometimes they can get in the way. The last thing we want to do is fall and hurt ourselves...or them! SAIL Member Dana Schreiber had a very interesting story on this topic and wrote up the following information to share with SAIL members who … Continue reading Staying Safe With Pets In Your Home
Sandra Keil, daughter of SAIL member Maria Cristina, was recently kind enough to raise $120 through a charity grilling event, an amount which will be matched by her employer, GE. Sandra also shared a lovely story about what SAIL means to her and her family: "I moved to the USA 20 years ago, I came … Continue reading SAIL Member Story-Maria Cristina
SAIL member Chris Klotz and her new book were featured in last month's Waunakee Tribune! Click here to read the article. Chris, a SAIL council member and leader of the SAIL Communications Team is the author of All-In Caregiving. This book helps to give aging adults 'the life they want to live' and is sure to be … Continue reading SAIL member in the news!